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Liverpool music photographer covers event in Sefton Park highlighting some of best current world music artists

Africa Oye 2019 - world music photography in Liverpool

Africa Oye is the UK's largest free African music festival and it just keeps getting better and better. It is an Oye Family now - a solid crew of management and trustees and an audience that knows how to party !

Published on Thu Jul 4, 2019

World music expert David J Colbran showcases some of his favourite photographs from recent years and his partnership with ArenaPAL

World music photographer for ArenaPAL

My world music photography has been promoted by specialist photo library ArenaPAL since 2006 - so great to see that they have a sparkly new website and that I'm one of their featured suppliers

Published on Fri Jun 21, 2019

Professional Liverpool photographer David J Colbran highlights some of his event and public relations photography for a variety of clients in the travel industry

Photography for the travel industry by Liverpool based photographer

Despite the ongoing Brexit uncertainty, it seems the Brits still love their holidays. I've covered a variety of events - from travel industry roadshows, tour operator previews, travel agent networking events, holiday prize give-aways to store promotions.

Published on Tue Jun 11, 2019

Live music photography on a hotel rooftop in the centre of Liverpool - highlights from north-west based music photographer David J Colbran

The Real People, The Cheap Thrills: Shankly Hotel, Liverpool

An amazing gig that I was lucky enough to be asked to photograph - old friends The Real People and new kids on the block The Cheap Thrills - legendary night.

Published on Sat May 18, 2019

Liverpool press photographer covers London protest by Extinction Rebellion - images available to licence.

Extinction Rebellion Cyclists 'Swarm' Central London to Protest Insect Death

I caught up with some of the climate protesters in London recently - Extinction Rebellion Cyclists in central London / Tate Modern

Published on Tue May 7, 2019

Liverpool photographer details memories of shooting a band's album cover here on Merseyside.

Shooting The Wombats album cover for A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation

In 2006 I was contacted by a design agency here on Merseyside to help them photograph their forthcoming debut album cover. Exciting times !

Published on Thu Apr 18, 2019

Liverpool based photographer case studies an editorial style portrait in a maritime setting on Merseyside.

Editorial portrait photography at Cammell Laird shipyard Liverpool

Recently I was contacted by a Cambridge based PR agency, who represent a Swedish engineering company and for trade press they need some portraits of one of the chief engineers on a project.

Published on Tue Mar 26, 2019

Liverpool based photographer covers charity work north of the city centre with a group called Positive Futures for Comic Relief

Third sector charity photography Liverpool

I recently worked again with Comic Relief, at Tuebrook Amateur Boxing Club. I was asked to provide reportage style photographs at the club, as well as some portraits of key people.

Published on Thu Mar 21, 2019

File pictures of the late lead singer of UK rave electronic band The Prodigy Keith Flint performing live at Glastonbury music festival in 2009. Available to licence.

RIP: Keith Flint - file picture Glastonbury 2009

Sad news to hear that Keith Flint, lead singer with The Prodigy is dead - I took a series of live images of the band for an agency at the Glastonbury festival back in 2009.

Published on Tue Mar 5, 2019

Press coverage of Liverpool student strike

Youth Strike 4 Climate Liverpool Press Images

I covered the Liverpool part of the UK Student Climate Network and Schools 4 Climate Action demonstrations. It was a student strike, where pupils left the classrooms to have a day of protest in the city centre.

Published on Wed Feb 20, 2019

"The photos were great – they were exactly what we were after in terms of capturing the networking, the high profile speakers, the Awards winners and also the fun of the Awards dinner. It was great to have such an involved photographer at the event capturing as much as possible and we would be very happy to use you again"

 

Becky

Events Co-ordinator, Environment Media Group

Experienced conference photographer - image example

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